specialist study skills tutor in hertfordshire

job type
£ 26 per hour
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job details

hertfordshire, east of england
job category
student support
job type
working hours
£ 26 per hour
reference number
0161 247 8800
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job description

Are you looking for a rewarding role that offers flexibility? Are you looking for a role that allows you to help students achieve their goals? We may have the perfect job for you...

Randstad Student & Worker Support is recruiting a Specialist One to One Study Skills Support Tutor to work with Students at University of Hertfordshire.

We have students with disabilities who are requiring one to one support with their Higher Education studies. We are looking dedicated individuals who want to help students reach their full academic potential

Tutors provide one to one assistance to students and work with an Individual Learning Plan (ILP), using this the tutor should ensure that each session is tailored to suit the students specific needs As a tutor you should encourage the students to take responsibility for their own learning and provide them with the tools to develop their current skills. Specialist support tutors are facilitators, not advocates or mentors. They provide expertise in the area of language and study skills to help students to develop learning strategies and techniques to improve their studies.


Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours

28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks

£26-28 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits

Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands

Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goals


Providing one to one support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD).

You will help your students with: Time Management, Assignment Planning



You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.


This is a specialist role, therefore you must hold a professional membership with one of the following:

Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors (PATOSS)

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

Dyslexia Guild

The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)

To support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) you must hold a degree and a teaching qualification with comprehensive training in adult autism.

Further skills/requirements include:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship

Accurate spelling and grammar skills

Punctuality and reliability

Good organisational skills

Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education.


If you have the above and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education... we want to talk to you.

With you on board we can really help your students have a better future.

If you have any questions or need any further information about the role, please call 0161 247 8800

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


ability to recognise when to refer to other services,background in care,counselling,delivery of non-subject specific learning strategies,empathy,good written communication,grammar,in-depth knowledge of specific disability,listening,managing case-loads,multitasking,one-to-one support,oral communication,organisation,presentation,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,scribe,spelling,time management,understanding of demands of study,working with students,written communication


high school,college,university

educational requirements

a-level,ADSHE (professional membership),bachelors